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Khandelwal Named to Class of 2023 AIAA Associate Fellows    /  AIAA

“Congratulations to each member of the Class of 2023 Associate Fellows,” said AIAA President Laura McGill. “This distinguished group of professionals has made significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace…


Source: AIAA    /    Published: January 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Reddy Named Recipient of 2023 TMS Fellow Award

Dr. Ramana Reddy, ACIPCO endowed professor in the department of metallurgical and materials engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA), has been named a recipient of the 2023 TMS…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

PoliMOVE Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered By Cisco At Texas Motor Speedway Under Adverse Weather Conditions    /  Indy Autonomous Challenge

Team PoliMOVE won The Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco at Texas Motor Speedway, competing in a field of six autonomous racing teams.


Source: Indy Autonomous Challenge    /    Published: November 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Engineering, In The News, Students   

Jalili Receives Prestigious Leadership Award from ASME

Dr. Nader Jalili, mechanical engineering department head and director of the Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, was recently presented the Michael J. Rabins Leadership Award by the American…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Acoff Selected for Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society

Dr. Viola Acoff, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society. The lectureship,…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 4, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Faculty and Staff,    /    Features:     

5 Early Career Researchers Making Waves with National Awards    /  UA News

National grants allow each researcher to train and motivate a new generation of scientists and engineers not only at UA through instruction and lab work, but also through outreach efforts.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 27, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Team Wins First Place in National Big Beam Competition

A team of students from The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering recently placed first in the 2022 Engineering Student Design (Big Beam) Competition.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: September 16, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Moradkhani Named Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology

Dr. Hamid Moradkhani, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has been named the 2023 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: August 29, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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AWI Names Second Class of Faculty Fellowship Recipients    /  UA News

The program recognizes UA faculty for outstanding research, extension and education programs that significantly advance UA’s interdisciplinary water-related communities of science.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 28, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Crimson Racing Team Speeds to Impressive FSAE Finish

The University of Alabama Crimson Racing team recently finished in fifth place overall out of 120 registered teams at the 2022 International Formula SAE® series competition (FSAE) at Michigan International Speedway.


Author: Brinkley Pearce    /    Published: June 16, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Students,    /    Features:     

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